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The Ismailis Sect in London (Religious Institutions and Social Change)

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  In Press
Authors  Clarke, P. B.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: Religion
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "The Ismailis Sect in London (Religious Institutions and Social Change)," Religion (Spring 1978).

Polemics on the Origin of the Fatimid Caliphate

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1924
Authors  Mamour, Prince P. H.
Volume and Pages  PAGES: 232 pp.
Publisher  Indus Publications
Place  London/Karachi
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

Polemics on the Origin of the Fatimid Caliphate. London, 1924. 232 pp. Karachi: Indus Publications, 1979. Distinguishes between pro- and anti-Fatimid sources related to their genealogy.

The Nizari Ismaili Community in East Africa.

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1970
Authors  Nanji, Azim.
Volume and Pages  PAGES: 15 pp.
Publisher  McGill University
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

Paper ; DETAILS: "The Nizari Ismaili Community in East Africa." Paper, McGill University, 1970. 15 pp.

The `Das Avatara' of Satpanthi Ismailis and Imam Shahis of Indo-Pakistan.

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Das Avtar - Motto
Publication Type  Thesis
Year of Publication  1972
Authors  Khakee, Gulshan.
University  Harvard University
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

The entire Thesis can now be downloaded - see links below the text. The first part contains the 60 pages introduction to the work, a must read.

This thesis contains a transliteration and a translation of the Das Avatara of Imam Shah ; Dr Gulshan Khakee died of cancer in Bombay at the age of 58, Saturday January 12, 2002. She graduated in teacher training in Nairobi where she taught at the AK Girl School and at the Kenya High School. She did her M.A. at Trinity College in Dublin - Ireland and her PhD. at Harvard in 1972.

Gulshan Khakee should be credited for collecting the manuscripts and books now in the Khojki collection of Harvard (catalogued by Ali Asani) While on a research tour in 1988, the Kaka of Pirana told us that he remembered when she came to visit Pirana and they gave her themanuscript of Das Avatar she had taken to Harvard.

She was among the pioniers of Ginanic research and some of her works are listed here. ; DETAILS: "The `Das Avatara' of Satpanthi Ismailis and Imam Shahis of Indo-Pakistan." Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 1972. [Contains a transliteration and translation of the Das Avatara of Imam Shah from a manuscript dated 1736AD.] She offered a copy of her Thesis to The Heritage Society on 20th January 1991. She was one of our lecturesr at the SOS Khojki Conference organized in Toronto by the Ismaili Heritage Society now on www.ismaili.net.

The Nizari Ismaili Community in North America: Background and Development.

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1983
Authors  Nanji, Azim.
Volume and Pages  PAGES: Pp. 149-164
Edition  The Muslim Community in North America
Publisher  University of Alberta Press
Place  Edmonton
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "The Nizari Ismaili Community in North America: Background and Development." In The Muslim Community in North America. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1983. Pp. 149-164.

The Account of the Ismaili Doctrines in the `Jami al Tawarikh' of Rashid al-Din

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1930
Authors  Levy, R.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: J.R.A.S. ; PAGES: 509-536, 151
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

"The Account of the Ismaili Doctrines in the `Jami al Tawarikh' of Rashid al-Din," J.R.A.S. (1930): 509-536. Author's correction in J.R.A.S. (1931): 151.

The Origin of the Khojas and their Religious Life Today.

Publication Type  Thesis
Year of Publication  1936
Authors  Mujtaba Ali, Syed.
University  Universitat-Bonn
City  Untersuch
Volume and Pages  PAGES: 190 pp.
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

zum Allgemein Religionsgeschichte 8 ; DETAILS: "The Origin of the Khojas and their Religious Life Today." Ph.D. diss., Universit"t-Bonn, Untersuch. zum Allgemein Religionsgeschichte 8, 1936. 190 pp.

The Assassins in Quhistan

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1968
Authors  Willey, Peter.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: RCAJ ; VOLUME: LV ; PAGES: 180-183
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "The Assassins in Quhistan," RCAJ LV (1968): 180-183.

The Political Role of Minority Groups in the Middle East

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1979
Authors  McLaurin, R. de, ed.
Publisher  Praeger Publishers
Place  New York
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

Contains some statistics on Isma'ilis ; DETAILS: The Political Role of Minority Groups in the Middle East. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1979. [Contains some statistics on Isma'ilis.]

The Bohras a Muslim Community of Gujarat

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1955
Authors  Lokhandwalla, S. T.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: S.I. ; VOLUME: III ; PAGES: 117-135
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "The Bohras, a Muslim Community of Gujarat," S.I. III (1955): 117-135.

The Prince Aga Khan: an Authentic Life Story

Publication Type  Book
Year of Publication  Submitted
Authors  Shah, Sirdar Ikbal Ali.
City  London
Publisher  John Long Ltd.
Volume and Pages  PAGES: 249 pp.
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: The Prince Aga Khan: an Authentic Life Story. London: John Long Ltd., n.d. 249 pp.

The Dai Jalam b. Shayban and the Ismaili State of Multan

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1973
Authors  Hamdani, Abbas.
Place  Karachi
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: The Dai Jalam b. Shayban and the Ismaili State of Multan. Karachi, 1973.

The Revolt of the Agha Khan Mahalatti and the Establishment of the Nizari Imamat in India.

Publication Type  Thesis
Year of Publication  In Press
Authors  Eboo, Nadia.
University  Victoria University of Manchester
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

B.A. thesis ; DETAILS: "The Revolt of the Agha Khan Mahalatti and the Establishment of the Nizari Imamat in India." B.A. thesis, Victoria University of Manchester, 1979.

The Divine Kingship of the Aga Khan: a Study in Theocracy in East Africa

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1958
Authors  Morris, H. S.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: Southwest Journal of Anthropology XVI ; VOLUME: no. 4 ; PAGES: 454-472
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

"The Divine Kingship of the Aga Khan: a Study in Theocracy in East Africa," Southwest Journal of Anthropology XVI, no. 4 (1958): 454-472.

The Shiah Doctrine of Imamate

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  In Press
Authors  Donaldson, D.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: M.W. XXI ; VOLUME: no. 1 ; PAGES: 14-23
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

Original of Ibn Khaldun's Prolegomena - Ismailis: pp. 22-23 ; DETAILS: "The Shiah Doctrine of Imamate," M.W. XXI, no. 1 (January 1931): 14-23. [Original of Ibn Khaldun's Prolegomena - Ismailis: pp. 22-23.]

The Fatimid Conquest of Egypt -- Military Political and Social Aspects - State and Society in Fatimid Egypt

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1979
Authors  Le Tourneau
Volume and Pages  SERIES: Israel Oriental Studies IX - Arab History and Civilization: Studies and Texts, Vol. 1 ; PAGES: 315-328
Publisher  Yaacov Lev
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

Hardcover ; DETAILS: "The Fatimid Conquest of Egypt -- Military, Political and Social Aspects," Israel Oriental Studies IX (1979): 315-328. State and Society in Fatimid Egypt (Arab History and Civilization : Studies and Texts, Vol. 1) Vol 1 -- Yaacov Lev; Hardcover June 1991)

The Truth Worshippers of Kurdistan

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1953
Authors  Ivanow, Wladimir.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: Ismaili Society Series A ; VOLUME: 7 ; PAGES: xv and 246 and 209 pp.
Publisher  Brill
Place  Leiden
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

The Truth Worshippers of Kurdistan. Ismaili Society Series A, 7. Leiden: Brill, 1953. xv and 246 and 209 pp. [Ten illustrations. Ahl-i Haqq texts, pp. 69-74.]

The Ismaili Khojahs of East Africa: a New Constitution and Personal Law for the Community

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1964
Authors  Anderson, J. N. D.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: Middle Eastern Studies I ; VOLUME: no. 1 ; PAGES: 21-39
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "The Ismaili Khojahs of East Africa: a New Constitution and Personal Law for the Community," Middle Eastern Studies I, no. 1 (October 1964): 21-39.

Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi and the Brethren of Purity

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1978
Authors  Hamdani, Abbas.
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi and the Brethren of Purity," I.J.M.E.S. IX (1978): 345-353. [Revised version of a paper presented under the same title to the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association at Los Angeles, 11-13 November 1976.]

Ismaili Laws and its Founders

Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  1935
Authors  Fyzee, Asaf A. A.
Volume and Pages  SERIES: I.C. ; VOLUME: IX ; PAGES: 107-112
Key Words  English; Bibliography
Notes  

DETAILS: "Ismaili Laws and its Founders," I.C. IX (1935): 107-112.


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